A Mexican takeaway in Co Donegal this evening won three awards, including top prize for Best Takeaway in Ireland, in the Just Eat National Takeaway Aw(...)

The four people were detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act and taken to Garda stations in north Dublin File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí seized more than €270,000 worth of cannabis, recovered a stolen car and arrested four people in a series of raids in Dublin on Thursday and Fri(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is mistaken in his view that soaring residential towers should form part of any strategy to deal with the current housing emergency. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than half-a-century ago, as Dublin was experiencing a housing crisis, then minister for local government Neil Blaney was persuaded by constructio(...)

 Dublin’s James McCarthy displays his trophy after being named the  PwC GAA/GPA players of the month for September. Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

The boot is on the other foot in Dublin following the appointment of Pat Gilroy as hurling manager and James McCarthy isn’t so sure he likes it. For (...)

Shanna Lee Curtis (6), Harlow Wheelan (8) and Layla Byrne (5) enjoy themselves during the Playful Street event held on Sherrif Street, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

On a Wednesday in September, Sheriff Street is closed to traffic and festooned with colourful bunting. There are hopscotch squares chalked on the grou(...)

 The award has been described as potentially “transformative” by Niall O’Brien, one of the community activists involved in the grow dome project.

The first grow dome in Ireland which includes a space for the local community to gather has been selected as one of the social entrepreneur projects o(...)

Helen Cheevers with her baby Erik outside their home in Ballymun, with Hugh Brennan of Ó Cualann cohousing alliance and architect Joe Kennedy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A small housing co-operative that has sold 49 homes in Ballymun, Dublin, with prices starting at €140,000, has been used as a model for a new national(...)

Members of the Irish Amputee Football Association team training for the European Championships for Amputee football. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

When Chris McElligott, a former League of Ireland footballer, lost his leg in a road traffic accident 16 years ago he was resigned to his playing days(...)

An image of the  €400,000 in cash seized in Ballymun.

Gardaí have seized a gun and cocaine along with around €400,000 in cash in an operation targeting a north Dublin crime gang. The find was made on Thu(...)

 Minister for Education  Richard Bruton has said 31 schools constructed by Western Building Systems will be fire safety audited over the next six months. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Thirty-one schools constructed by Western Building Systems will be fire safety audited over the next six months, Minister for Education Richard Bruton(...)